Red wine chocolate cupcakes with whipped ricotta

Boston no longer has sidewalks, just tunnels between towering walls of snow. And the walls just keep growing, as another blizzard is making its way toward the city this weekend. So I took off, tagging along with some friends to the still snow-covered hills of Vermont. Maybe we should have driven south instead of north?

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Chocolate layer cake with raspberry filling and chocolate ganache

Ganache-ing their terrible teeth I love birthdays. They are an excellent excuse to make extravagant cakes, which I love to do and would probably do more often if people didn’t seem to find it extremely strange when the occasion for said cake is, for example, a Thursday. This week had two birthdays, a coworker’s and

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